'Fremantle is triumphant in breathing life into her real, damaged character. Beware: the end is heartbreaking. If you read one Tudor tome this summer, make it this one.' The Times.
‘The Girl in the Glass Tower is a top-notch literary thriller in which shots are fired, troths are plighted, sea voyages taken, escapes dared and mysteries solved.’ The Saturday Telegraph
‘An enthralling, powerful tale about the life of a prickly, unhappy woman.’ The Times on Saturday Summer Reading Review
‘Filled with dense, dark political and social intrigue, this is five-star historical fiction.’ The Daily Mail
'A compelling recreation of a life torn apart by Tudor politics.' Woman and Home.
'It's an eloquent novel, steeped in Tudor literary culture.' The Daily Express
‘Arbella Stuart was a pawn, at the mercy of the powerful people around her. Hers is a sad and moving tale, and Fremantle tells it beautifully.’ The History Girls
‘Sharp, perceptive and dramatic’ Sunday Express
‘Rich and enticing’ Stylist
‘Haunting, emotional and thought-provoking, The Girl in the Glass Tower is a beautiful foray into the past.’ Lovereading.com
‘A superb evocation of an age.’ – Sunday Times Books of the Year